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How do you know if your SIEM/SOC is effective?

Posted by Rowland Johnson on Nov 15, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Many organizations have gone out and bought SIEM appliances which are either in-house or outsourced to an external security operations center. We have highlighted the top five areas for organizations to review, when they deploy SIEM technology, or utilize a security operations center function. This guide is designed to help improve SIEM coverage, and provide confidence to the organization that they are getting the most from their security operations center providers.

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SOC maturity - Setting standards for your SOC

Posted by Rowland Johnson on Nov 9, 2017 3:28:31 PM

Every organization that either builds a security operations center or subscribes to the services of a managed security services provider (MSSP) hopes that the SOC is able to prevent, detect and respond to cyber related attacks. However, there is huge amounts of variability in SOC services, and it is very common for organizations to build or leverage SOC services that are mismatched to the threats that they face.

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5 things that every CISO should do to mitigate a data breach

Posted by Rowland Johnson on Nov 9, 2017 1:40:46 PM

A cyber breach is probably one of the most disturbing events that a CISO could encounter. Nettitude has worked with many organizations that have experienced cyber incidents, and provides consulting guidance to organizations to mitigate the threat from cybercrime. Here are our top five things that successful CISOs do to mitigate against the risk of a cyber breach.

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5 reasons why organizations can't detect a cyber breach

Posted by Rowland Johnson on Nov 8, 2017 10:49:15 AM

We frequently get contacted by organizations after they have experienced a data breach.  All too frequently the incident comes as a complete shock, and the reason that they find out it because they are contacted by a 3rd party.  We have compiled our top 5 reasons why organizations don’t detect a cyber breach.

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Does Conventional Penetration Testing Identify The True Risk?

Posted by Rowland Johnson on Feb 21, 2013 2:37:55 PM

Here at Nettitude, we have been delivering penetration tests for clients for more than a decade.  Over the last 10 years, we have seen the industry mature. Many organisations understand what penetration testing is, and as a consequence, it has become an integral part of many organisations' information security programs. However, more often than not, organisations ask us to focus on the technical aspects of a penetration test and ignore the social aspects. In many instances, we are told that ‘management’ doesn’t want to look at social engineering, and as a consequence, can we provide services that focus on the technology only?

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Through our connected portfolio of advanced cybersecurity solutions, LRQA Nettitude helps companies to identify and manage the vulnerabilities and threats that pose a risk to their business, building cybersecurity resilience and underpinning your business strategy with proactive measures.

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